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Children’s Page

Regularly Scheduled Programs

All library locations have regular, ongoing programs for children. From babies to teens, we have something for everyone! View the Full Schedule.

Reading Lists

Need reading suggestions to get your child started on the right foot? Check out our lists of 101 Picture Books to Read Before Kindergarten, 101 Cool Books to Read Before 3rd Grade, and 101 Terrific Titles to Read Before Middle School.

Did your child devour the Percy Jackson series, and now they don’t know what to read next? Try this list of read-alikes to find their next unputdownable series!

Schedule a Group Visit

Have a classroom, daycare, or other group that wants to visit the library? Fill out this form and we’ll help make it happen!

Contact Us

Our Children’s Services Staff are always more than happy to answer any questions you might have.

Main Library
Veronica Rainwater
Youth Services Manager
[email protected]
(270) 781-4882 ex. 202

Tamara Dillard
[email protected]
(270) 781-4882 ex. 212

Bob Kirby Branch Library
Elizabeth Rheaume
[email protected]
(270) 782-0252

Graham Drive Branch Library
Cecilee Salyers
[email protected]
(270) 781-1441

Smiths Grove Branch Library
Nichole Turner
[email protected]
(270) 563-6651



Volunteering can be a satisfying way to invest your time and energy and use your special skills. To volunteer please complete this volunteer form and return it to the branch at which you are interested in volunteering.

Find us online! Facebook is updated with our latest special events, and Pinterest is a great way to keep up with what our Children’s Services staff are pinning.

The TumbleBooks collection features hundreds of eBooks for kids! Animated stories, talking picture books, math stories, read-along chapter books, videos, puzzles, and games are available. No downloading required.

Overdrive Media for Kids allows kids, parents, and teachers to quickly locate and download kid-friendly eBooks and audiobooks.


Readiness Matters is a school readiness initiative brought to you by Kentucky public libraries. Ready to grow, ready to learn, and ready to succeed!